Month: October 2014

Industry

Pieces Scattered About

Alongside the old pump house remains stands a grove of trees. At the opposite end of the wooded area stands…
Industry

The Little Red Foundation

Of all the resources required in any milling operation, water is the most prolific. Stamps were incredibly thirsty machines, as…
Industry

Something New and Something Old

A drive along the shores of Torch Lake will inevitably bring to view the soaring concrete spire of an old…
Champion Mine

Gone But Not Forgotten

After the discovery of the great southern copper lode – the Baltic – companies rushed into the once remote and…
Copper Range Railroad

A Copper Range Crossing

Taking a trip up Lake Linden Hill a traveler will find themselves passing under a squat viaduct crossing the highway,…
Hancock

The Wright School

The hillside on which the village of Hancock was platted was injurious  to its growth and expansion in the years…
Hancock

The Ryan School

Thanks to the booming copper industry and the complimenting success of the Quincy Mine up atop the hill, the village…